Israeli forces raid Al Aqsa mosque during Friday prayers

At least 152 Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli riot police inside Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Friday, extending a recent...

How Reliance stunned Amazon in the battle for India’s Future Retail

MUMBAI: At a large Future Retail supermarket in Mumbai last week, workers were unloading hundreds of bright blue grocery crates belonging to...

Russian banks look to China’s UnionPay as Visa, Mastercard cut links

LONDON: Credit cards issued by Russian banks using the Visa and Mastercard payment systems will stop functioning overseas after March 9, Russia's...

Oil price set to surge further following delay in Iranian talks

LONDON: Oil prices are set to surge further this week due to delays to the conclusion of Iranian nuclear talks and the...

Russian war in world’s ‘breadbasket’ threatens food supply

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Russian tanks and missiles besieging Ukraine also are threatening the food supply and livelihoods of people in Europe, Africa...

Analysis: Global banks face costly, arduous process to exit Russia

Global banks face an arduous and costly process if they decide to close businesses in Russia, banking sources and experts say, complicating...

Global crude oil prices rise up to 5.27pc for fourth week

ISLAMABAD: Global crude oil prices rose up to 5.27 percent for the fourth straight week, climbing to a nine-week high. The global oil...

Russian central bank to seek ban on investment in cryptocurrencies

MOSCOW: The Russian central bank would like to ban investments in cryptocurrencies in Russia, seeing risks to financial stability in the rising...

Facebook to win conditional EU nod for Kustomer buy

BRUSSELS: Facebook is set to gain EU antitrust approval for its acquisition of Kustomer after offering remedies that allow rival products to...

China’s annual crude oil imports drop for first time in 20 years

SINGAPORE: China's annual crude oil imports slid 5.4% in 2021, dropping for the first time since 2001, as Beijing clamped down on...

Oil dips as investors eye US crude release, China demand concerns

SINGAPORE: Oil futures eased for a second session on Friday on expectations that Washington may soon act to cool prices that remain...

Taliban govt approves first budget

KABUL: The Taliban said on Thursday they have approved their first budget for Afghanistan since the Islamists returned to power in August,...

Markets mixed in UAE as it shifts to new working week

DUBAI: United Arab Emirates stock markets had mixed fortunes as they shifted to a new Monday to Friday working week to better...

Oil heads for best week since mid-Dec, Kazakhstan unrest stokes supply worries

MELBOURNE/BEIJING: Oil prices edged up on Friday, heading for their biggest weekly gains since mid-December, fuelled by supply worries amid escalating unrest...

Oil falls from one-month high after US fuel inventory surge

SINGAPORE: Oil prices lost ground on Thursday, falling more than $1 a barrel from their highest levels in more than a month...